Compassion In Night By Elie Wiesel

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Another example of survival and compassion is how Elie had given up everything in order to keep his father alive. Elie still used compassion and gave up his own needs for his father late in the story. By the end of the story everyone was starving and acting un-human like. For example, the men were “tearing and beating each other like animals” over a piece of bread. Instead of doing this Elie shares food with his father in order for him to survive. While Elie might not had compassion for most of the Jewish community he still showed compassion to his family which was most important to him. On page 107, Elie says “I gave him what was left of my soup. But my heart was heavy”. This shows how compassion can affect ones survival, in this case, his
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